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Fatty acid is a potential agent for bone tissue induction: In vitro and in vivo approach

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Author(s):
Cardoso, Guinea B. C. [1, 2] ; Chacon, Erivelto [3] ; Chacon, Priscila G. L. [3] ; Bordeaux-Rego, Pedro [4] ; Duarte, Adriana S. S. [4] ; Olalla Saad, Sara T. [4] ; Zavaglia, Cecilia A. C. [1, 2] ; Cunha, Marcelo R. [3]
Total Authors: 8
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Estadual Campinas, Sch Mech Engn, Dept Mfg & Mat Engn, BR-13083860 Campinas, SP - Brazil
[2] Univ Estadual Campinas, INCT Biofabris, BR-13083970 Campinas, SP - Brazil
[3] Sch Med Jundiai, Dept Morphol & Pathol, BR-13202550 Jundiai - Brazil
[4] Univ Estadual Campinas, Hematol Hemotherapy Ctr INCT, Umbil Cord Blood Bank, BR-13083878 Campinas, SP - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 4
Document type: Journal article
Source: Experimental Biology and Medicine; v. 242, n. 18, p. 1765-1771, DEC 2017.
Web of Science Citations: 2
Abstract

Our hypothesis was to investigate the fatty acid potential as a bone induction factor. Invitro and invivo studies were performed to evaluate this approach. Oleic acid was used in a 0.5wt.% concentration. Polycaprolactone was used as the polymeric matrix by combining solvent-casting and particulate-leaching techniques, with a final porosity of 70wt.%, investigated by SEM images. Contact angle measurements were produced to investigate the influence of oleic acid on polycaprolactone chains. Cell culture was performed using adipocyte-derived stem cells to evaluate biocompatibility and bioactivity properties. In addition, in vivo studies were performed to evaluate the induction potential of oleic acid addition. Adipocyte-derived stem cells were used to provide differentiation after 21 days of culture. Likewise, information were obtained with invivo data and cellular invagination was observed on both scaffolds (polycaprolactone and polycaprolactone /oleic acid); interestingly, the scaffold with oleic acid addition demonstrated that cellular migrations are not related to the surrounding tissue, indicating bioactive potential. Our hypothesis is that fatty acid may be used as a potential induction factor for bone tissue engineering. The study's findings indicate oleic acid as a possible agent for bone induction, according to data on cell differentiation, proliferation, and migration. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 13/19472-0 - Investigation of hybrid biomaterial chitosan/polycaprolactone intraperitoneal barrier; focus on controlled release chemotherapy
Grantee:Guinea Brasil Camargo Cardoso
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate